Hey GoChainers! This is Brooke, Director of Media & Outreach at GoChain. As October comes to an end we want to take some time to reflect on all of the victories we’ve had this past month. October was jam packed with news from the GoChain Foundation as well as developments in real world adoption of GoTrace! Highlights from GoChain GoTrace will be utilized by SMARTKAS & HBK Department of Project’s agricultural project to convert hectares of desert into fertile, high-tech greenhouse farms in the UAE. Pronatura Noroeste & GoChain to launch twelve-month pilots in support of seafood sustainability & fishery improvement projects In Mexico. Qualified fisher cooperatives will be on-boarded via GoChain's Global Acceleration Program for Sustainability (GAPS) initiative and be able to leverage GoChain's blockchain-based chain of custody system for seafood traceability and accelerated sustainability certification purposes. Infinite Sum Consulting firm selects GoChain's GoTrace blockchain-based software for global client base. Infinite Sum will utilize the GoTrace SaaS suite to provide partner companies with secure chain of custody, product authentication, and track and trace capabilities. Two Hands completes first GoTrace-tracked international lobster shipment from Melbourne, Australia to China, where it was served Saturday evening during a wedding banquet at the JW Marriott Hotel in Changfeng Park, Shanghai. Highlights from the GoChain Foundation The Foundation released a highly anticipated update on the GoChain Governance 2.0: Voting & Proposals. The update included provisions GoChain Improvement Proposals and voting. Penn State University and the Smeal College of Business joined the GoChain blockchain network as a signing node. With a focus on supply chain operations, the university is ranked #1 in the US in that discipline for post-graduate education. The Global Roundtable For Sustainable Beef (GRSB) also joined the GoChain blockchain network as a singing node. The GRSB, which represents the global beef value chain, is managed by a 20 member Board of Directors including representatives of businesses like Cargill, McDonalds, Rabobank, Ahold Delhaize, World Wildlife Fund, and more. GoChain Improvement Proposals #29 & #30 were endorsed by the broader community and will be moving to an on-chain vote in November. Shoutouts to the accomplishments of our partners: Fins Attached participated in Amazon Prime Day, all purchases made through this link helped fundraise money for their cause. Although Prime Day is over, you can continue to utilize the link for your everyday Amazon purchases and proceeds will. continue to go towards Fins Attached and their mission to protect sharks worldwide. Cloud Carib, the largest provider of cloud services in the Caribbean, celebrated Cyber Security Awareness month and put out an informative blog with tips to keep you safe! ICYMI, insights and blogs from the past 30 days: We presented to the Produce Marketing Alliance Blockchain Task Force. Each month, the task force’s 95 members from across the produce and floral supply chains meet to hear from industry leaders. We’re honored to join the ranks of past presenters including IBM & Walmart and are thankful to all those who attended. Go For Good Podcast #7: Building Communities with Coconuts is now live and streamable on Apple & Google Podcasts! Well, that’s a wrap for October 2020. On behalf of the entire team at GoChain, we wish you a safe and prosperous November. And before we go, we’d like to leave you with our tradition: one quote and one challenge. Don’t forget to follow us on social media for all the latest news and updates!